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Silicon Valley fever : growth of high-technology culture

Reviewing the development of California's Silicon Valley, from the now legendary meeting of Hewlett and Packard to the development of the Stanford Research Park to the near overnight success of Apple Computers, Intel, etc., the authors present a history of the development of the technology and the amazing individuals who created it, as well as a sociological study of that technology in its local, national and international contexts. They conclude with a thought-provoking assessment of the future of Silicon Valley, the capability of the Japanese to overtake the Americans and the changes to be seen in an "information society." ISBN 0-465-07821-4 : $19.95
Print Book, English, ©1984
Basic Books, New York, ©1984
x, 302 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780465078219, 9780465078226, 0465078214, 0465078222
pt. I. Beginnings. The Apple story
The rise of Silicon Valley
pt. II. The culture of high technology. Catching the Silicon Valley fever
Venture capital
Winning at the game: Intel
Losing: companies that don't make it
Problems in Paradise
pt. III. The tomorrow of Silicon Valley. Growing competition: the Japanese
The spread of "Silicon Valleys"
The impact of Silicon Valley